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At-Home Craft: Tape Resistant Art by Savannah Cultural Arts Center

Monday, July 20th, 2020

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While Savannah Cultural Arts Center isn’t open, the staff there want to share some creative fun for kids to do at home.

Tape Resistant Art to make at home

A fun art activity for all ages to indulge their creative side. Tape Resist Art is a simple craft with endless possibilities.

Find instructions online here from the Savannah Cultural Arts Center. Watch their how-to video here, and make your own!

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Kids’ Music Lessons with Kindermusik Savannah

Monday, July 20th, 2020

Kindermusik Savannah music lessons kids Instill a love of music in your children from the ground up!

Expose your babies to a loving and joyful musical environment through movement and brain building activities.

Treat your toddler to a parent/child together activity that they’ll look forward to all week. Engage your preschooler in a music and movement class where they will learn about all the instruments, how music is written and put together, and how to produce musical sounds.

Next, watch your child blossom in private music lessons via Skype or in person. The Kindermusik Savannah team is here to help your child thrive and succeed at every age and stage.

Contact Kindermusik Savannah about their free trials for each level: text MUSIC to 912-432-5885 or visit kindermusikwith88keys.com today.

Kindermusik…music now, skills for life.

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Homeschool help during in-person school opening delay: Sylvan Learning of Savannah will provide space for students to do virtual learning

Friday, July 17th, 2020

Sylvan Learning Center tutoring Homeschool help remote learning Chatham County

Sylvan Learning of Savannah is providing free Zoom and/or in person consultations regarding E-Learning Support options.

Sylvan also will provide a safe space, for a limited amount of students at a time, to attend their E-Learning environment, while being supervised and coached by Sylvan’s certified teachers.

Sylvan aims to give parents the ability to go to work, knowing they can trust their child is getting the most from his or her online experience. Sylvan can help advise on how to create a homeschool E-Learning co-ops and their teachers are happy to lead or assist your co-op, too.

Call to learn more
912.355.2267 or visit here. 

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YMCA of Coastal Fall 2020 Sports Registration Now Open

Thursday, July 9th, 2020

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YMCA Fall Sports Registration Now Open!

YMCA of Coastal Georgia missed their athletes this spring, but they’re ready for a fun AND safe fall season! Registration is now open for fall youth sports at all YMCA locations – join on the field for a season full of skill development and character building.

Visit www.ymcaofcoastalga.org/youthsports to learn more.

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Georgia State Railroad Museum in Savannah reopens

Thursday, July 9th, 2020

Old Fort Jackson Georgia State Railroad Museum Savannah reopening

Georgia State Railroad Museum in Savannah will now be open Wednesday through Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm, beginning Thurs. July 9 2020. Guided tours, blacksmithing and limited turntable demo/switching demos will resume.

For the safety of all staff and guests, the museum will be observing:
*Social distancing protocols
*Implementing enhanced sanitizing procedures.
*Changes to the exhibit flow and daily programming for guest safety.
*All persons entering the museum must wear a face covering or mask, per the emergency order issued June 30, 2020 by the Mayor of the City of Savannah. Any person who is unable to safely wear a face covering due to age, an underlying health condition or is unable to remove the face covering without assistance of others is exempt from this order. For more information about Savannah’s Face Covering order, please visit www.savannahga.gov.

Capacity will be limited to 30 guests at a time every half an hour, first come, first served, so please call ahead to check availability. Visitors can purchase tickets in advance online here or on-site at Georgia State Railroad Museum.

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Coastal Heritage Society to host July Fourth Fun at Old Fort Jackson

Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

Old Fort Jackson Savannah Fourth of July 2020

On Fourth of July 2020, Old Fort Jackson in Savannah will host many Revolutionary War themed activities for a “A Family Fourth” event.

There will be a range of family-friendly activities throughout the entire weekend, July 3 through July 5.

Old Fort Jackson’s 4th of July programming will focus on Savannah’s Revolutionary War history, featuring cannon firing programs, musket firing demonstrations, and readings of historic documents. Come and celebrate America’s birthday at Georgia’s oldest brick fort.

All “A Family Fourth” activities are included in the price of Old Fort Jackson museum admission and are free for Coastal Heritage Society members.

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Savannah History Museum reopens

Thursday, June 25th, 2020

Savannah History Museum Georgia State Railroad Museum Savannah reopening

Savannah History Museum will now be open Wednesday through Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm, beginning this Wed. June 24 2020.

For the safety of all staff and guests, we will be observing:

*Social distancing protocols

*Implementing enhanced sanitizing procedures.

*Changes to the exhibit flow and daily programming for guest safety.

Guests are strongly encouraged to wear masks and adhere to public health safety notices.

Museum staff will be also limiting capacity to 30 guests at a time every half an hour, first come, first served, so please call ahead to check availability. Visitors can purchase tickets online here or on-site at Savannah History Museum.

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New free, virtual Fox Theatre Behind the Scenes Series

Monday, June 15th, 2020

Fox Theater Atlanta virtual tours free

The Fox Theatre in Atlanta remains closed due to COVID-19, but the historic venue is opening its doors virtually to fans through a new digital Behind the Scenes series, set to debut by the end of June.

The biweekly series will explore areas of the not often seen by guests – from the Hospital Room and backstage to its Archives and Projector Room. Fans can look forward to a peek at some rarely seen parts of the 90-year old Atlanta landmark.

Find the free Fox Theatre Digital Behind the Scenes Series online here biweekly on Fridays.

FREE Online kids’ programs @ UGA Aquarium on Skidaway Island, Savannah

Thursday, June 11th, 2020

The UGA Aquarium on Skidaway Island in Savannah will offer these free, virtual programs during July 2020. Register online via the links below.

The UGA Aquarium is CLOSED until further notice; however the Jay Wolf Nature Trail, salt marsh boardwalk, Skidaway Learning Garden, picnic area and pavilion are all open daily during daylight hours. Please use social distancing guidelines while onsite. Questions, please call 912-598-3474.

Afternoons at the Aquarium:
The Flying Debris
July 2, 2 – 2:30 p.m.

REGISTER ONLINE HERE. 

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Exploring the Coast
July 7, 11 a.m. – Noon

REGISTER ONLINE HERE. 

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Afternoons at the Aquarium:
Turtle Takeover
July 9, 2 – 2:30 p.m.

REGISTER ONLINE HERE. 

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Sharks and Rays 101
July 10, Noon – 1 p.m.

REGISTER ONLINE HERE. 

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Skull Puzzles
July 14, 11 a.m. – Noon

REGISTER ONLINE HERE. 

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Afternoons at the Aquarium:
Feeling Crabby
July 16, 2 – 2:30 p.m

REGISTER ONLINE HERE. 

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Meet our Fleet
July 21, 11 a.m. – Noon

REGISTER ONLINE HERE. 

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Afternoons at the Aquarium:
Horseshoe Crabs
July 23, 2 – 2:30 p.m

REGISTER ONLINE HERE. 

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Barnacles, Sea Squirts and Algae
Oh My!
July 28, 11 a.m. – Noon

REGISTER ONLINE HERE. 

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Afternoons at the Aquarium:
Shark Sketches
July 30, 2 – 2:30 p.m

REGISTER ONLINE HERE. 

 

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(Savannah summer camps 2020) Scribble Art Summer Camp

Tuesday, June 9th, 2020

Scribble Art Studio Summer Camps

Scribble Art Studio in Savannah summer art camp 2020 with social distancing in place

Summer camp 2020 is on @ Scribble Art Studio in Savannah.

Students explore a subject in two and three dimensional projects each day of the week. Students paint, print, collage, draw and sculpt to produce multiple projects each day. Two instructors for group size of 10-15 max.

These week-long camps are open to ages 4-8 from 9AM-Noon; ages 9 & older from 1-4PM.

Learn about the social distancing steps Scribble is taking here.

Register online here. 

Questions? Call Geoff at 202-379-5643

Scribble Art Studio
212 E. 37th St.
Savannah, GA 31401

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Savannah summer camps 2020: Virtual & half day in-person camps @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center

Monday, June 8th, 2020

Savannah summer camps 2020 Telfair Art Jepson Center

 

Telfair Museums in Savannah has a brand new schedule of in-person and virtual camps for Summer 2020, completely redesigned to ensure social distancing and health and safety protocols while providing engaging, fun, and educational experiences for young people.

Space is limited. Register online here as soon as possible.

In-Person Camps @ Jepson Center 

Digital Photography Camp
June 29 – July 3 (Ages 10-12 years)
July 6 – 10 (Ages 13-16 years)

Summer Art Club! Painting and Drawing Camps
July 13 – 17 (Ages 9-12 years)
July 20 – 24 (Ages 12-14 years)
July 27 – 31 (Ages 9-12 years)
August 3 – 7 (Ages 12-14 years)

Parent-Child Art Club: Afternoon Adventures in Art
(Ages pre-K – 8 years, and parents or caregivers)
June 29-August 3

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NEW! Virtual Camps & Youth Classes

Virtual Art with the Pros Class
(Ages 6-10 years)
June 29 – August 3

Virtual Video Game Camp
July 6-10 (Ages 12-14 years)

Virtual Crafters’ Class/Crafting with S.T.E.A.M.
June 29- August 3 (Ages 8-12 years)

Register online here

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Enter your child to win a FREE month of Kindermusik Savannah

Monday, June 8th, 2020

Kindermusik Savannah toddlers music

Enter your child to win a TOTALLY FREE month of Kindermusik Savannah in July 2020.

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES IS JUNE 30TH.

Anyone may enter with a child aged 0-7 years! Limit of 1 child per family; only 1 entry permitted.

Winner must be available to attend on at least one of these days we offer classes. You may choose between virtual or in-studio classes, or attend both. Prize is for UNLIMITED ATTENDANCE so you can attend as many classes as you like during your month’s membership.

See the Kindermusik Savannah July class schedule here.

Virtual classes will be held via Zoom. In-studio classes will be held at our studio in Bloomingdale. Prize is for the month of July 2020 only, and cannot be redeemed for any other month.

One winner will be randomly selected and notified by text and/or email on Tuesday, June 30, 2020.

Visit kindermusikwith88keys.com to enter your child, or text 912-432-5885 to try a free trial class in June.

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Pin Point Heritage Museum in Savannah Reopening

Wednesday, May 27th, 2020

Pin Point Heritage Museum Savannah

Pin Point Heritage Museum in Savannah will now be open Thursday through Saturday from 9AM-5PM, beginning this Thursday, May 28 2020.

The museum is an open-air historic site with plenty of space for safe social distancing. For the safety of all staff and guests, the museum will be observing:
*Social distancing protocols
*Implementing enhanced sanitizing procedures.
*Changes to the exhibit flow and daily programming for guest safety.

Guests are encouraged to wear masks and adhere to public health safety notices.

Capacity will be limited to 10 guests at a time every half an hour, first come, first served, so please call ahead to check availability. Abbreviated guided tours will be offered every half hour. Guests can then explore and examine exhibits more closely. Visitors can purchase tickets on-site at Pin Point Heritage Museum.

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JK Rowling releases The Ickabog, her first non-Harry Potter children’s book, in free online installments

Tuesday, May 26th, 2020

J.K Rowling The Ickabog free online children's book

J.K. Rowling’s new children’s chapter book – The Ickabog – will be published for free online here, in installments, over the next seven weeks, a chapter (or two, or three), at a time.

Rowling writes “It isn’t Harry Potter and it doesn’t include magic. This is an entirely different story.” The first two chapters, which went online on Tues. May 26, introduced King Fred the Fearless, ruler of Cornucopia, and five-year-old Bert Beamish.

Read it here.

The Ickabog book will be published in November 2020. Rowling writes: “I’m going to donate all my royalties to help people who have been affected by the coronavirus.”

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Illustration Competition

J.K. Rowling is inviting children ages 7-12 to help illustrate The Ickabog. Every day when chapters of the story are uploaded, she will offer suggestions for what to draw or paint to illustrate the story, then kids can enter drawings or paintings into the official competition being run by J.K. Rowling’s publishers, for a once in a lifetime chance to be featured in The Ickabog book, which is published in November.

Find details on how to enter here. 

(Savannah online summer camps 2020) Reading, Math, Writing & STEM: Coding Camps @ Sylvan

Tuesday, May 26th, 2020

Summer Camps Sylvan Savannah online

Stuck at Home this Summer…. Let Sylvan Learning of Savannah come to the rescue!

Sylvan Learning of Savannah is now offering online summer camps. Don’t let the summer slide happen for your students! Sylvan offers online Reading, Math, Writing and STEM: Coding Camps. Space is limited, so make sure that you sign up soon.

Please call 912.355.2267 for more information.

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Tutoring In-Center or Online with Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah

Tuesday, May 26th, 2020

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Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah is excited to announce their safe new ONLINE and IN-CENTER tutoring options for your kids and teens this summer.

Online offerings are ready to go and in-center instruction will resume June 15 2020. Sylvan has a ton of space and multiple entry points, so it will be easier for Sylvan to follow all CDC recommendations, including, but not limited to, keeping students 6 feet apart, keeping fresh air circulated, sanitizing all work areas, wearing of masks, etc.

So now you can have the same quality Sylvan experience families have trusted for over 40 years, but with more options.

Sylvan also will have STEM Camps that can be done online, too.

Be sure your kiddos don’t fall any further behind their national or local peers by giving Sylvan a call, or clicking here to learn more. (After all, we know how being thrust into homeschooling went for y’all)

Sylvan is here to help. 912.355.2267. Learn more here.

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